News

May 2018

Syracuse University Announces $118 Million Investment to Create a New Stadium Experience

May 14, 2018

A new fixed roof, a vertically hung scoreboard, state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, improved accessibility and added Wi-Fi capabilities are just a handful of features visitors to Syracuse University’s stadium will experience beginning in fall 2020. The $118 million investment, authorized by the Board of Trustees, will enable the University to create a new stadium experience for students, faculty, staff, Read more

Construction Underway on Barnes Center at The Arch

May 10, 2018

Construction is now well underway on the Barnes Center at The Arch, a new health and wellness complex that will open in fall 2019. The new complex will provide students, faculty and staff a brand new space to improve their health and engage with a myriad of wellness resources as they balance the rigors of academic life and the pursuit Read more

Tammy Hong, Justine Paul Named 2018 Seinfeld Scholars

May 10, 2018

Seniors Tammy Hong and Justine Paul have been named Syracuse University’s 2018 Seinfeld Scholars. Hong is a triple major in history (College of Arts and Sciences/Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs), art history (Arts and Sciences), and arts (Arts and Sciences). Paul is a bioengineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Each year Syracuse University honors Read more

James Leng Named Harry der Boghosian Fellow for 2018-19

May 3, 2018

Syracuse University School of Architecture has announced that architect and educator James Leng is the Harry der Boghosian Fellow for 2018-19. The Boghosian Fellowship at Syracuse Architecture—established in early 2015 in memory of Harry der Boghosian ’54 by his sister Paula der Boghosian ’64—makes it possible for junior faculty to spend a year developing a body of design research based on Read more

April 2018

Danielle Schaf Is Syracuse University’s First Beinecke Scholar

April 26, 2018

Danielle Schaf, a junior majoring in anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School and in forensic science and writing and rhetoric in Arts and Sciences and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program, is a recipient of a 2018 Beinecke Scholarship. She is one of just 18 students awarded the Beinecke Scholarship for Read more

Jennifer Karas Montez Awarded Prestigious Carnegie Fellowship

April 25, 2018

Jennifer Karas Montez, the Gerald B. Cramer Faculty Scholar in Aging Studies in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, has been named a 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellow, the most generous and prestigious fellowship in the social sciences and humanities. According to an announcement by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Karas Montez and 30 other “extraordinary scholars and Read more

Professors Honored with Prestigious Meredith and Teaching Recognition Awards

April 19, 2018

Michelle Kaarst-Brown, associate professor in the School of Information Studies, and Tom Perreault, professor of geography in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, have been named the 2018-21 Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professors for Teaching Excellence. A substantial bequest from the estate of L. Douglas Meredith, a 1926 graduate Read more

Syracuse University Celebrates Life of Martin J. Whitman ’49, H’08

April 17, 2018

Martin J. Whitman ’49, H’08, an investment industry visionary and generous benefactor to Syracuse University and its management school that bears his name, passed away April 16. A dedicated mentor and teacher who regularly returned to Syracuse to share his wisdom with students in the classroom, Whitman was an Honorary Trustee at the time of his passing. The son of Read more

March 2018

Gift Will Fund Professorship, Research in Energy and Environmental Policy

March 9, 2018

A $250,000 gift from Maxwell School alumnus James Ajello ’76 MPA will create a new professorship in energy and environmental policy while supporting interdisciplinary research projects in that field. The gift, with an initial term of five years, also funds opportunities—both training and research—for graduate and undergraduate students. Maxwell professor Peter Wilcoxen will serve as the inaugural Ajello Professor in Read more

February 2018

School of Education’s Inaugural Keith Distinguished Speaker Series to Feature Pinkney Family

February 14, 2018

A new School of Education lecture series devoted to early childhood literacy debuted with the most prominent family in the field of children’s literature and illustration. Jerry Pinkney, Gloria Jean Pinkney, Brian Pinkney and Andrea Davis Pinkney ’85 visited Syracuse for a two-day residency.  They discussed how social justice and representation of African American culture in children’s literature became their Read more

Historic $20 Million Gift to Support Construction of National Veterans Resource Center

February 5, 2018

Syracuse University, home to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), today announced a $20 million gift from U.S. Navy veteran and Life Trustee Daniel D’Aniello ’68 and his wife, Gayle. This gift, one of the single largest gifts in University history, will support construction of the National Veterans Resource Center (NVRC), a first-of-its-kind facility that will house the Read more

January 2018

University Announces $2.28M Invest Syracuse Gift for the College of Engineering and Computer Science

January 26, 2018

Syracuse University Life Trustee William “Bill” F. Allyn G’59 and his wife, Janet “Penny” Jones Allyn ’60, have made a $2.28 million gift to the University. Their support was inspired—in part—by Invest Syracuse: Advancing Academic Excellence and Student Experience, a $100 million initiative that seeks to redefine the student experience, advance discovery and innovation and expand opportunity. The Allyn Family’s Read more

Ed Pettinella G’76 MBA Establishes Second Endowed Professorship to Help Attract, Retain Exceptional Faculty

January 25, 2018

Syracuse University Trustee Edward “Ed” Pettinella G’76 MBA attributes his extraordinary 43-year career to two management principles: consistently hiring and retaining people who are ambitious, talented and motivated, and ensuring that the right people are in the right positions. The value he places on people guided Pettinella to initially endow a professorship in finance at Whitman in 2012 with a Read more

December 2017

Alumnus John Lally and Wife, Laura, Provide $1 Million Gift in Support of Football Program

December 21, 2017

Alumnus and Syracuse football letterwinner John Lally ’82 and his wife, Laura, are giving back to new generations of student-athletes through generous support of the football program. The couple has made a significant gift of $1 million that will go toward reconditioning the turf athletic practice field, renovations to the football complex, and other improvements. A graduate of the Whitman Read more

King Family Gift Supports Architecture Reading Room Renovation, Renaming

December 1, 2017

Dean of Libraries David Seaman and School of Architecture Dean Michael Speaks have announced a generous gift from Russell A. King ’52 and his late wife, Joan “Jiggy” King ’50, to create the King + King Architecture Library Endowed Support Fund. The gift is in celebration of the 150th anniversary of King + King Architects. Founded in 1868 by Archimedes Read more